SFA Special Needs Ministry

The mission of the Saint Francis of Assisi Special Needs Ministry is to create and
maintain an environment where all of God's children can share their unique and wonderful gifts with Him. 
For information on special needs support, as it relates to the following, please contact the office:
Religious Education (Pre-K through Adult)
Sacramental Preparation
Participation in Mass
Family Support
Food Allergies
Jess Streit, Coordinator of Special Needs Ministry
Office: 515-440-1030
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Congratulations to Saint Francis of Assisi Special Needs Ministry!
2016 Winner of the Loyola Press
Opening Doors Award


About the Opening Doors Award...
The Loyola Press Opening Doors Award honors a parish community that demonstrates a spirit of belonging and engagement practices that facilitate the meaningful participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of the parish community and the life of the Catholic Church.
The winning parish will be awarded a plaque, be featured in NCPD E-News and website, and receive $1,000 to be used by the parish to continue their efforts on behalf of parishioners with disabilities.



Opening Our Eyes and Ears

An event supporting the Deaf and Special Needs Communities in Our Parishes
Saturday, October 20th
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
St. Francis of Assisi Church
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/opening-our-eyes-and-ears-supporting-the-deaf-and-special-needs-communities-in-our-parishes-tickets-49664960233


Desperate for Respite

Friday, April 10th


RSVP: https://eventbrite.com/event/15750107997/

Registration Forms: